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Photo courtesy of Belmont University Gubernatorial candidates Karl Dean and Bill Lee completed what had mostly remained a constructive set of debates with their third and final debate at Belmont University on Friday night. The two candidates discussed a variety of new issues ranging from legalizing medicinal marijuana and sports betting to allowing Tennessee Bureau …

Photos and story by Anthony Merriweather / Contributing Writer  With hopes to urge Congress to pass a “clean DREAM Act,” supporters of undocumented immigrants marched in silence from Cumberland Park to the steps of the Tennessee State Capitol on Saturday afternoon. The march was organized under the working organization name, Nashville Dreamers, by a group …

Photo courtesy of Kenny Chesney  This past week, Kenny Chesney offered MTSU and Belmont students a music video contest with a $5,000 scholarship. The contest, open to any student currently enrolled at Middle Tennessee State University or Belmont University, will be an opportunity for many students’ creative vision to shine. When Chesney decided to do …

Ryan Kenney performs at MTSU's Tucker Theatre in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. The performance was a part of the first MTSU vs. Belmont Battle of the Bands. (MTSU Sidelines / Cat Murphy)

The first annual MTSU vs. Belmont University Battle of the Bands was held Wednesday night at Tucker Theatre. The event, which was sponsored by Music With A Purpose and Raider Entertainment, put two bands from each school against each other to see which act would win a $500 prize, as well as bragging rights for …